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National Clean-Up Day in Belarus

Society 21.04.2018 | 09:15
Polotsk Gymnasium No.2
Polotsk Gymnasium No.2

The National Clean-up Day was held in Belarus on 21 April.

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko together with his three sons helped landscape the territory around Trofim's Spring-Well in his hometown - the agro-town Alexandria in Mogilev Oblast.

Photo by Andrei Stasevich

Head of the Belarus President Administration Natalya Kochanova took part in the event to plant cedar trees near Saint Sophia Cathedral at the commemorative sign “Polotsk is the cradle of the Belarusian statehood” in Polotsk.

Photo by Alexander Khitrov

First Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration Maksim Ryzhenkov and Minsk Mayor Andrei Shorets worked on the installation of the irrigation and heating system at Dinamo Stadium in Minsk during the National Clean-up Day.

Photo by Vitaly Areshko

The money earned during the National Clean-up Day on 21 April will be used to upgrade the infrastructure of the healthcare institutions ahead of the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019, Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov told the media. The head of government helped plant trees in Stolbtsy Forestry.

Photo by Oksana Manchuk

Mikhail Myasnikovich took part in the National Clean-Up Day at Rdutlovsky Residence in his native land. “It may become part of the Nesvizh Golden Ring (Mir-Nesvizh-Snov). There are interesting landmarks in the agrotown of Vysokaya Lipa in Minsk Oblast too,” the speaker noted.

Photos by Gennady Zhinkov

Deputy Speaker of the Council of the Republic Marianna Shchetkina, members of the Presidium and Secretariat of the upper house helped plant trees and tidy up the territory of Loshitsa Park in Minsk.

Representatives of the State Secretariat of the Security Council and the Belarusian Statistics Committee also joined the nationwide clean-up campaign. They planted around 7,000 trees at Zaslavl ranger station, Minsk District.

Photos by Yegor Pavlyushchik

Valery Vakulchik spent the day in his native land in the agrotown of Radostovo. One of the most remote and populated towns of Drogichin District, Radostovo has 1,200 residents. The clean-up campaign participants mainly focused on the local kindergarten. The KGB chairman helped tidy up its territory together with his fellow countrymen.

Photos by Vadim Yakubenok

Over 80 representatives of the State Control Committee led by its Chairman Leonid Anfimov were engaged in tree planting and land improvement at Logoisk forest farm. Some 100 members of the committee and veterans helped clean up the Slepyanka park area in Minsk.

Mogilev Oblast Governor Vladimir Domanevsky took part in the National Clean-Up Day to landscape the stairs and a fountain between Ordzhonikidze Square and Bolshaya Grazhdanskaya Street in Mogilev

Photo by Galina Gavrilovich, Mogilevskiye Vedomosti- BelTA

Grodno Oblast attaches a lot of attention to historical landmarks, Grodno Oblast Governor Vladimir Kravtsov told the media during the National Clean-Up Day on 21 April. “We have many important historical sites in Grodno Oblast. For instance, one of them is the estate of composer Michal Kleofas Oginski in Zalesye, Smorgon District. Works are underway in the Old Castle in Grodno, the castles in Golshany, Novogrudok, Krevo, and Lida. We must preserve our historical heritage not only for ourselves, but also for the next generations,” Vladimir Kravstov said.

Vladimir Kravtsov
Vladimir Kravtsov

Photo by Leonid Shcheglov

Brest Oblast Governor Anatoly Lis worked at the construction site of the emergency hospital in Brest. The new hospital will be commissioned in 2018.

Vitebsk Oblast also joined the National Clean-Up Day in Belarus. Money raised will be used to renew memorial complexes and to landscape population centers. In Polotsk among the first to join the campaign were students and teachers of Polotsk Gymnasium No.2

Polotsk Gymnasium No.2
Polotsk Gymnasium No.2

Photo by Alexander Khitrov

The National Clean-Up Day in Khoiniki

Photo by Sergei Kholodilin

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